SHRINE: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Inclusion and Empowerment, is a three year project launched on 16 May 2016 and funded by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.
SHRINE delivers and evaluates sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH) for three specific communities in Lambeth and Southwark:
- People who use drugs problematically
- People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
- People with Intellectual (learning) Disabilities (ID)
SHRINE is a multi-disciplinary team, made up of experts from Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. SHRINE has two consultants providing frontline clinical services offering a full SRH service for people with complex needs. SHRINE works creatively and flexibly to reach their target groups, including offering priority access appointment services at Camberwell Sexual Health Clinic, and an assertive outreach service embedded in two substance treatment providers with the ability to accompany health and social care professionals on a home visits with their clients, if they live in Lambeth and Southwark.
SHRINE offers a full sexual and reproductive health service for people with complex needs including:
- STI testing and treatment
- Advice about contraception options and provision of contraceptive methods
- Lumps and bumps
- Pregnancy Testing
- HIV testing, facilitate link with treatment and support services
- Smear testing
- Gynaecological Care (i.e. period problems)
To refer people to the service, please complete a referral form.